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ABC
Sep 17, 2010 5:30pm PDT
>> and from all of us, thanks for watching. we'll see you at 6:00. >> buy for now. >>> tonight on "world news," force of nature, a strange storm in new york, a parade of hurricanes tearing across the ocean, is this evidence of the new age of global warming? >>> force of politics. sarah palin hits iowa. tea party candidates surging against the democrats in three states, and the newest arrival enters the national spotlight today. >>> comedy and challenge. jon stewart announces a big washington rally of his own throwing down a gauntlet on what is fact, what is fury. >>> and our "person of the week," a 9-year-old commanding the attention of the powerful. >>> good evening. as we came on the air last night, we knew a strange storm was descending on new york. but we now know it was something rarely seen in the past 50 years. trees torn up. roofs torn off. cars crushed in a matter of seconds at rush hour. the national weather service experts are puzzling whether it was a tornado evoking that iconic picture in 1976, the tornado near the statue of liberty. after that the armada of hurric
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
hit very hard by the storm, as you know this is not a part of the world where they're used to tornadoes which has so many scratching their heads tonight. >> oh, my god. this is crazy. >> reporter: in a metropolitan area, saturated with smartphone captured from so many angles including these pictures which window. >> am i really in jersey? >> reporter: this storm which brought high winds and lightning strikes did an enormous amount of damage in only about 15 minutes. shutting down the nation's largest commuter rail line, delaying more than 300 flights and knocking down more than a thousand trees. one woman was killed when a tree fell on her parked car right after she traded seats with her husband who survived. >> i keep thinking about is this happens. >> reporter: it spawned tornadoes and softball-size hail by thursday before barreling extreme weather all over the planet. in the u.s. it's been the hottest year ever with major atlantic hurricanes showing up further to the east and to the climate scientists have long predicted as the climate warms extreme weather although the
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
: and by the president, the night before mother's day. >> this is a tough holiday for rahm emanuel because he's not used to saying the word "day" after "mother." >> reporter: two years ago, the president pressured emanuel to become his chief of staff, thinking emanuel's experience as a member of congress and former political director for the clinton white house would be indispensible for the president's ambitions agenda. a job he said he would do for at least two years. >> reporter: are you here until the end of 2010 for sure? >> yes. >> reporter: beyond? >> mind if i talk to my wife first about it? >> reporter: but he made no secret of his desire to head to the city with big shoulders. >> one day, i would like to run for mayor of the city of chicago. that's always been an aspiration of mine even when i was in the house of representatives. >> reporter: so from almost the very moment chicago mayor richard daley announced he would not seek re-election, emanuel and the president began talking about his departure. white house officials praised emanuel today for successfully strategizing for and pushing thro
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